National Arts Program

​View pictures from the Awards Ceremony and Opening Reception


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Exhibit runs​​ February 2-28, 2018

The National Arts Program®​  fosters creativity by providing artists of all ages, backgrounds and levels of skill an opportunity to exhibit their works publicly. The National Arts Program Foundation, Inc. sponsors the program in support and cooperation with the Arts & Science Council, the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library. Local professional artists and art professionals judge the exhibit. Cash awards are given to participants for original, creative contributions in the field of fine arts and crafts​Similar programs sponsored by the National Arts Program Foundation take place in approximately 200 cities across the United States each year. ​​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Charlotte-Mecklenburg National Arts Program
is brought to you by the following organizations​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ 




Exclusively for NAP participants!

20 percent off at Dilworth Custom Framing 

Dilworth Custom Framing is located at
125 Remount Road, Suite C-2
Charlotte, NC 28203 (map)
Dilworth Custom Framing website

20 percent off printing at Biggs Camera
 Biggs Camera is located at 
805 South Kings Drive
Charlotte, NC 28204 (map)
Biggs Camera website​

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